know-how

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Definition of know-how

: knowledge of how to do something smoothly and efficiently : expertise

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First Known Use of know-how

1838, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of know-how was in 1838

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“Know-how.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/know-how. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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know-how

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English Language Learners Definition of know-how

: knowledge of how to do something well

know-how

noun
\ ˈnō-ˌhau̇ \

Kids Definition of know-how

: knowledge of how to get things done The job takes a certain amount of know-how.

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